Posted on March 12, 2012

Video Shows 6 Juveniles Assaulting Man Walking Home in City’s West End

WPXI (Pittsburgh), March 9, 2012

Police have released video of a man being assaulted by half a dozen kids while walking home from work in Pittsburgh’s West End.

According to police, the victim, who does not want his name released, was jumped by six kids believed to be between 11 and 14 years old on Wabash Street. The alleged attack happened about two weeks ago.

“The kid came up behind me and put an elbow in the back of my head,” the victim said. “I got up and chased him a little bit, but then another one came up to me.”

The video shows the victim fall into the street and nearly get hit by a van.


According to authorities, one of the suspects videotaped the entire incident. {snip}


[Editor’s Note: Surveillance video of the attack is available here.]